On Tuesday 17 May the U13B Girls team took part in the Suffolk Schools League at Northgate. Despite being in a league with other 'A' teams the girls won and can be very pleased with their efforts. This was an opportunity for girls that do not normally represent the school in athletics to compete on the track at Northgate.The U14A and B teams also competed at Northgate in the Suffolk Schools league on Thursday 19 May. Some fantastic performances... Read More
RHS vs New HallU12A vs New Hall (lost by 76 runs)Bowling first, Charlie Gillam, Joe Entwistle and George Bennett all bowled well, and were backed up by a much improved display in the field. New Hall’s total of 136 was always going to be tough to chase down, and despite some patient batting from Benjamin Haywood and George Bennett, RHS were not able to get going in then run chase and came up 76 runs short. U12B vs New Ha... Read More

Cricket Report week 5

RHS vs WoodbridgeU12A vs Woodbridge (won by 36 runs)The U12A’s returned to winning ways with a fine team performance over Woodbridge. Batting first, Brinley Robertson and Charlie Gillam were the stand out performers, making 36 and 38 respectively. This fine batting display allowed RHS to bowl almost every member of the side as they defended 147. There were wickets for Eli Govindasamy, Cole Scott, Angus Williams, Archie Fryer and Brinley Robertson as Woodbridge finished on 111-9. A fine team performance. U1... Read More
Charlotte Stenning, Year 9, has been awarded ‘The most improved player for South Suffolk Netball’ within the academy group.Miss Adams, Head of Netball, says, "This is fantastic achievement for Charlotte, one which she thoroughly deserves given all her hard work which she has input over the past season. She has been involved in the county netball set up for a while now and this award comes as no surprise given her work ethic, motivation and passion for sport! She is very... Read More

​Hockey Outside of RHS

Despite both hockey teams being all wrapped up at school, there has been plenty of action still going on away from Holbrook in recent weeks.Firstly, Rochelle Gordon-Scott, Year 8, played for Sudbury in the U14 East of England regional finals. While the team did not progress, the Sudbury girls have proven themselves to be one of the top 8 teams in the whole of the East of England, one of the top 24 in the entire countryLouis Commercial, Year 9, has represented Suffolk... Read More
RHS old girl, Jemima Watling, has landed two roles in the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival this summer. She will be playing Ariel in The Tempest and Princess Katharine in Henry V.Congratulations to Jemima and tickets can be purchased here if you wish to see her in action. Read More

Cricket Results week 3

U12A vs Littlegarth Prep won by 49 runs. This fixture allowed some of the boys that dont usually get much of a bat or a bowl to showcase their skills. Batting first, RHS made a competitive total of 158-8, with Brinley Robertson leading the way with 25 not out. With the ball, there were 2 wickets each for Aston Gradwick-Light, Angus Williams, Eli Govindasamy and Brinley Robertson. This was backed up by some excellent fielding which helped RHS to a 49 run victory.... Read More

Rounders Report week 3

RHS V Ipswich High School- Tuesday 3 May 1st IX v Ipswich High School: W 8 – 7 The 1st team played away at Ipswich High School in a close and competitive final game of the season. The first innings saw RHS score 4 rounders with some good hits from Annabel Gardiner and Charlotte Heley. However, Ipswich came out strong when batting and scored an impressive 5 rounders, putting them in front going into the 2nd innings. The final innings saw some great batting from RHS ta... Read More
On Thursday 5 May 32 RHS athletes took part in the Suffolk County Championships at West Suffolk arena. Everyone performed very well with the majority making the finals or winning; in fact the senior boys 100m final had 4 RHS boys competing. Winners have the chance to be selected to represent Suffolk in the Anglian Championships at UEA in June. The following were winners: Hamish Comonte Junior Boys – Triple Jump Harry Pugh Inter boys Long Jump Sam Hindley Senior boys 400m Jessie Vogel Se... Read More
Congratulations to Elliot Chilvers, Year 10 Cornwallis, who has been selected for the Midlands U15 Development Camp at Broadstreet RFC. Elliot is one of 12 selected from the Northampton Saints Academy U15 squad and will join other selected academy players at the training camp. Read More

Athletics Report week 2

In glorious sunshine RHS held its annual Girls Invitation Athletics meet on Saturday 30 April. Six schools attended this year with ‘A’ string athletes competing in all disciplines Years 7-10. The very many spectators were entertained by some excellent performances and competition. In Year 7 RHS came 4th and can be pleased with the fact that after such little preparation performances were good. Certainly Rosy Fitch and Rachael Ilori’s performances were real highlights. In Year 8 RHS came 2nd to a strong Woodbr... Read More

Cricket Report week 2

RHS vs Felsted PrepU12A vs Felsted Prep The U12As continued their fine start to the season with a well deserved 5 wicket victory over Felsted. George Bennett and Charlie Gillam set the tone with some very economical bowling. This was backed up with some excellent catching to bowl Felsted out for 84. RHS then made light work of the target, with Harry Pembroke leading the way with a composed 20 not out. U12B vs Felsted Prep Bowling first, Dylan Craft... Read More
The Riddle Society is an academic society for all pupils in Years 7, 8 and 9 that will meet regularly throughout the academic year with a variety of talks and activities run by members of staff and visiting speakers. It is named after two distinguished former Headmasters of the Royal Hospital School when it was located in Greenwich, London: Edward Riddle, who was Headmaster in the 1840s and his son, John Riddle, who succeeded him as Headmaster in 1851. Both were astronomers, mathematicians and... Read More

Rounders Report week 2

RHS U16 IX at the District Rounders Tournament- Thursday 28 April The RHS U16 Rounders team attended the District tournament at Ipswich High School, in the hopes of progressing to the county finals later in the season. RHS were first into bat against a strong and proactive Ipswich High side and struggled against a robust fielding team. RHS batted well but struggled to find any gaps resulting in several caught balls leaving RHS with 5 and a half rounders in the first... Read More
Congratulations to Toby Buckland for touring with the U18 National Lambs side to Argentina this Easter. Although being a year younger than his peers, Toby acquitted himself impeccably and represented the School with the utmost commitment. Toby played an integral role in the tour, playing at both fly half and fullback. He had the opportunity to play against Uruguay who were preparing for this years World Cup, an experience he is sure to never forget. Not only was this a... Read More
On Saturday 30 April one of our three junior teams (Black) won the Hoad Shield Regatta in the Feva class after winning all ten of their 1st round races and defeating Winchester in a closely-contested final. This is the second high profile regatta that this team of James Oakley, Joe Fletcher, Tristan Richardson and Jose Ruffles have won. Also in the Feva class, the Yellow and Red RHS teams finished a commendable 4th and 3rd respectively. An outstanding effort by our... Read More